The Rise and Fall of Reference Collections: Strategies for Managing Change

An ALCTS Webcast.

Thorough analysis of the current state of reference collections, usage of traditional resources, and strategies for the future.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion attendees will have knowledge of the usage of traditional resources and strategies for the future.

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in the topic or need for the information.


David Tyckoson is Associate Dean of the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State University. He is past President of the Reference and User Services Assication of the American Library Association and won the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award in 2005 for his contributions to reference librarianship.




How to Register

Download the webcast.

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Tech Requirements



For questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or